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Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand
Description: Considered one of the most imposing ancient Buddhist monasteries, this...
Considered one of the most imposing ancient Buddhist monasteries, this religious site was established by King Prasatthong in 1630 A.D. in homage to his mother.
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All the comments have already said how marvellous it is. What I cam add is you may read Ayutthaya history before visiting the Historical Park. It will make you appreciate the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Guangzhou, China

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

All the comments have already said how marvellous it is. What I cam add is you may read Ayutthaya history before visiting the Historical Park. It will make you appreciate the environment more.

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Lund, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

this temple is made as Cambodian style! I found the history very interesting and the place is amazing! You can walk around the whole temple and see so many decapitated buddhas! Interesting to read about the background of the place

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Wat Chaiwattanarm is amazing. I can not imagine what it must have been like with it was new and bustling with life. Accessed this incredible temple complex from a river tour with a local boy--very interesting. Ayutthaya did not disappoint!

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Unlike the great temples in Bangkok, this temple, the design with rustication is an awe, very moving experience. Must see if your near Bangkok, we made this on a one day trip.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This seems to be one of the more intact temple ruins in Ayutthaya. It costs 50 baht for foreigners, but it is well worth it. It is located right on a river. You can walk the grounds in 30-45 minutes.

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This temple complex is on the outskirts of the town (just outside the ring river). We took a boat trip to the various temples. This one is probably one of my favorite ones. Not hard to imagine what it must have looked like in the glory days. Nice for pictures, very accessible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

From afar this looks wonderful I can't but help thinking how it would have looked hundreds of years ago and this is what you must try and do when you are there. Beautiful to walk around with lots of great picture places to view.warning very hot in Zjune so take your time.

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Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We loved this temple, it was very tall compared to many of the other temples in Thailand, we got there at about 10 am and there was almost no one there (this was during the hot season.) I do recommend getting there early or going in the evening when it is lit up. We took some video of it, if... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I like the pattern of elegant , feel how perfect of this temple by simple things with brick and mortar ,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The sightseeing is great and there is a very small fee to pay. Please go and try the restaurant in front of the site, it is VERY cheap and the woman very friendly. Unfortunately we do not have the name because it was written in Thai. It is just ACROSS the street. (not the one on the left side) During... More 

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Address: Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Ayutthaya Province  >  Ayutthaya

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